It was announced yesterday that Laura García-Castro (LVTC team) and Iván Tamaredo (VLCG team) have obtained competitive four-year FPI grants from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. Laura’s PhD advisors are Elena Seoane and Cristina Suárez (UIB); Iván’s PhD advisors are Teresa Fanego and J. Carlos Acuña-Fariña. Congratulations!
At the 39th AEDEAN International Conference held on 11-13 November 2015 at the University of Deusto (Spain), Yolanda Fernandez-Pena, a member of the LVCT team, received the prestigious Catalina Montes Award to the best presentation by a PhD student, in the fields of theoretical and applied linguistics. Congratulations!
It was recently announced that our colleague Nuria Yáñez-Bouza, a member of the LVTC team and currently Senior Research Fellow ‘Ramón y Cajal’ at the University of Vigo, has brilliantly passed the habilitation exam (‘acreditación’) qualifying her for promotion to a position as Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics. Congratulations, Nuria!
Zeltia Blanco-Suárez, a member of the VLCG team, has just obtained a position as Lecturer (‘Ayudante’) at the University of Cantabria. Many congratulations to Zeltia, to her PhD advisor María José López-Couso and the VLCG team!
30 September 2015: two new research grants from the Regional Government of Galicia (Directorate General for Scientific and Technological Promotion) were awarded today to ELC members, as follows: – Grant no. GPC2015/004 (€70.000, for the period 2015-2017), to the SPERTUS team, led by Ignacio Palacios. – Grant no. GRC2015/006 (€198.000, for the period 2015-2018), to [...]
At the 27th International Conference of the Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature, hosted by the University of Granada on 17-19 September 2015, it was announced that Jorge Luis Bueno-Alonso, founding member of the group LVTC, will be the new editor of SELIM, the official journal of the Society. He succeeds Santiago González [...]
Noelia Castro-Chao, a member of the VLCG team, has obtained a four-year postgraduate grant (ref. FPU 2014/03208) from the Spanish Ministry of Education, to prepare a PhD on the development of English impersonal constructions from a Construction Grammar perspective. Noelia’s PhD advisor is Teresa Fanego
It was recently announced that our colleague María José López-Couso, a member of the VLCG team and currently Dean of the Faculty of Philology at Santiago de Compostela, has brilliantly passed the habilitation exam (‘acreditación’) qualifying her for promotion to a chair in English Language and Linguistics. Congratulations, María José!
23 June: it was announced today that the VLCG team and the postdoctoral fellow Raquel Vea have been awarded a competitive postdoctoral two-year contract ‘Juan de la Cierva’, funded by the National Programme for Excellence in Scientific and Technical Research (Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness). Raquel was one of the 11 successful applicants (out [...]
April 15th: it was announced that research teams led by Teresa Fanego and Elena Seoane have received funding from the National Programme for Excellence in Scientific and Technical Research (Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness), to carry out the following R&D projects involving international cooperation: – Exploring gradience and constructionalization in linguistic variation: evidence from [...]